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Forum: Equipment 05-13-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,850
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I had the same problem when I got mine last year....

I had the same problem when I got mine last year. I wound up slightly shaving down the first 'tooth' or cog on the visor; that way there wasn't so much resistance against the spring-loaded pawl.
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Forum: Equipment 06-10-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 83,434
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Hey Robert...I have had my Neotec for some time...

Hey Robert...I have had my Neotec for some time now and experienced a lot of varying conditions.

I initially reported, I think in March, that it fogged too easily. I didn't want to put the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 9,296
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
My thanks to Mark for arranging a great setup and...

My thanks to Mark for arranging a great setup and to Steve for the great ride to Hyner's Point!

It was great meeting all of you for the first time. What a fun and interesting group! George, I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 9,296
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Ox Yoke Camping?

So earlier this week I emailed Ox Yoke about tent sites. No repsonse.

Today I called and after 10 long rings, got a guy who said "I'm just the cook, I dunno anything about campsites". He handed...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Snowman...that looks like a good site too. Do...

Snowman...that looks like a good site too. Do they have the four girls bathing in the water tower like the old TV show?

Thanks for all of the replies...I searched the innerwebz and came up with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
FredRyder...thanks for the links! Both places...

FredRyder...thanks for the links! Both places look worth a try. Especially since I can hit the bar and "crawl back"!

I think I'll mix it up for a few days and wind up at the Ox Yoke.

Too...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 9,296
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Yeah...I'd like to crash your plans! :D ...

Yeah...I'd like to crash your plans! :D

I'll be slumming around the area from Wed 5/23 on...would love to meet up with some folks. I'll be tenting here and there and might wind up on somebody's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Thanks eddie! I'll google it and start making...

Thanks eddie! I'll google it and start making plans! :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
PA Grand Canyon (Tioga Co) - Camping?

I'm getting out of the house for a few days of bike camping before meeting up with friends in State College, PA. I'd like to spend a few nights camping near the PA Grand Canyon beforehand (Wed 5/23...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,850
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Hey Karl...glad the trip worked out! Did...

Hey Karl...glad the trip worked out!

Did you yank the chin curtain out before the ride, and if so, how was the noise level?

My biggest gripe with this lid is it's a fog machine inside even at...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 83,434
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Fogs up too often

I've had my Neo for a few weeks, and have ridden quite a lot in temps from 34 to 70 degrees F, speeds up to 80 mph, and have a major gripe with this lid...

It fogs up too freakin much. (note...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,599
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I went with the 3p version and am really...

I went with the 3p version and am really satisfied. Easy up/down, easy to store, and roomy inside; let me keep most of my gear dry. And I liked the openings on either side.

I was almost about...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 83,434
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I finally got the chance to try out the new Neo...

I finally got the chance to try out the new Neo today, about 42 degrees F and up to 70 MPH on the road.

The fit is identical to the RF-1000 I'm coming from, but the cheek/jowl/ear area has much...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 83,434
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Revzilla said they'd be shipping my Neotec...

Revzilla said they'd be shipping my Neotec TODAY!!!:clap

A seemingly l-o-n-g wait will hopefully be ending next week.:1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,552
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I have also conveyed this to my family. I...

I have also conveyed this to my family. I certainly don't have a death wish that I'm hoping to fulfill by riding, but I really love riding my bike.

I'm 55. I lost both parents to...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 83,434
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Moto..thanks for the comparison. The sentence...

Moto..thanks for the comparison. The sentence quoted is of significant importance to many people following the Neotec threads. It appears Shoei listened to consumer's complaints about the too-close...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,850
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Revzilla should be shipping soon. I have a...

Revzilla should be shipping soon. I have a preorder in and am yearning more than a kid on Christmas morning.

While I don't have a Multi to compare it to, I'll psot a review once received and put...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 92,522
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
That's the way I read those signs as well. ...

That's the way I read those signs as well.

And that's what nearly bit me on my trip down there! Got a real quick education! :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 58,765
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I knew the Strom would take the majority of hits...

I knew the Strom would take the majority of hits in a thread like this, but I've learned to love it regardless.

De-paneling isn't that big a deal...I made a template to hold the fairing screws as...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,850
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I haven't seen it in writing, but the pics sure...

I haven't seen it in writing, but the pics sure look like pinlock is already set up on the shield. You can see the studs and the outline of the insert on some of the photos.

I'll have an answer...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,850
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Yes, it did. I am willing to float the money as...

Yes, it did. I am willing to float the money as I had an unexpected infusion of funds recently.

I also made a quick call to Revzilla for any updates they may have from Shoei regarding US...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,850
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
The charge hasn't hit yet, but I only did it...

The charge hasn't hit yet, but I only did it online less than 24-hrs ago (it was a PUI purchase at 0100 Sat AM). I did get an email from Revzilla that my order was "received", so maybe come Monday,...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,850
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Wicked Revzilla taking pre-orders - early March 2012 shipping

Just threw the plastic down to pay for a Neotec pre-order through Revzilla.

Boring, solid colors are $584 w/ free shipping. Me, being boring and solid, staked a white XL, discounted a bit...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,859
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
+1 I didn't want to drop a tooth up front...

+1

I didn't want to drop a tooth up front (or smaller radius c/s sprocket) so I went up to 45T rear. Woke that bike up!

Needed to add 2 links (no prob as gears and chain were new) and a...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,804
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Thanks for posting, mrprez! :clap Just...

Thanks for posting, mrprez! :clap

Just ordered w/ free 1-day shipping.

I'll get the 32GB microSD card separately so as not to hold up the order (I don't believe it comes w/ a card installed?)
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I'd be wary of this deal ...

I'd be wary of this deal








Silver is the s-l-o-w-e-s-t color
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,800
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I have the Held Warm n Dry gloves. Bought them...

I have the Held Warm n Dry gloves. Bought them earlier this year when riding in downpours. They work great for keeping the water out.

As far as cold temps, it's just starting to get cool...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Wicked Any 2011 deals?

Hey Sasquatch...

Think you'll have any deals going for Fall 2011 / Winter 2012?

My V-Strom rear shock is on its last legs; could use a rebuild.
Waddya say, anything good coming soon?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,123
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
In addition to the Flo-Plug...

Some people mentioned the acceptance of this device as "paving the way for other monitoring means". Well, nobody has yet mentioned the one that can measure your speed, miles driven, and location and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 27,869
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Legible, yes. Still too long, didn't read. ...

Legible, yes.

Still too long, didn't read.

Paragraphs are a good thing, especially since they're free!


:lol3
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Thanks for the replies, gents. The visor...

Thanks for the replies, gents.

The visor and shields just arrived today, so now I can see what you're talking about.

I'll buy another visor for the dark smoke insert and run the clear combo...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Question Pinlock Inserts - OK to swap out between visors?

Finally got with the program and got a pinlock setup for my RF-1000 from MotorcyleGear.com (formerly NewEnough). I ride year-round and tried various measures to prevent fogging but this seems to be...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,588
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
While I'm glad there's a 2012 Vee, I agree with...

While I'm glad there's a 2012 Vee, I agree with the consensus that they're really just selling off current excess inventory, both previously-assembled bikes and using up leftover parts in stock. ...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,893
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Agree on the re-gear...I went to 17/45 and she...

Agree on the re-gear...I went to 17/45 and she rocks! Add a speedoDRD to correct the MPH.

And drop the stock exhaust for Leo Vince's to instantly shed 20 pounds (but then remapping needed).

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,267
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
My first bike was an '83 Yamaha 650 Special, cuz...

My first bike was an '83 Yamaha 650 Special, cuz it was a close clone to the Norton/Beezer/Triumph twins I was in love with at a younger age, but the Yammie's electrics worked and it didn't leak...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30,986
Views: 7,496,237
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
In marine and aviation; "Red, Right, Returning". ...

In marine and aviation; "Red, Right, Returning".

Spelled out it means that on a vessel (aircraft): Red is on the left (port) side, Green is on the right (starboard) side, (White is aft) - so a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,908
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Only while being trailered. :deal

Only while being trailered. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,483
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
I have heated grips but they're only good to...

I have heated grips but they're only good to around 20 degrees, lower than that and my fingertips and backs of my hands get frozen.

Then I got Hippo Hands and in combo with heated grips, I'm good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,557
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Two weeks ago coming home from work, I was behind...

Two weeks ago coming home from work, I was behind a 'contractor' pickup, loaded down with crap and a couple of aluminum ladders strapped on top of the racks. He's in the left lane of your typical...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By rikki tikki tavi
Well, I'm glad you're healed up and getting back...

Well, I'm glad you're healed up and getting back on! :freaky
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